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1. The characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin.
2. A major topographical feature such as a long fault plane that reveals something about its subsurface.
3. A feature or detail of a face, body, or figure, considered with respect to its outline or contour: "His fine lineaments made him the an image of his father."
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lineament (LIN ee uh muhnt) (noun)
A distinctive shape, contour, or line; especially, of the face: The lineament of the actor’s visage was classical, looking almost like a Grecian goddess.
liniment (LIN uh muhnt) (noun)
A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or to relieve stiffness: The liniment the doctor gave Maribel for her sore ankle is really helping a lot.

The classical lineament of the actor's face was spoiled by the black eye he accidentally received during a stage fight. The nurse applied a liniment to help soothe the discomfort.